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Nov 22, 2012 11:00pm PST
, gaza will be a quiet place. >> reporter: america is poised to help both sides. the obama administration says it will ask congress to increase funding for israel's defense system that helped intercept 80% of hamas rockets. and american tax dollars also provide assistance to the u.n. organizations that support the palestinians. with egypt as mediator, both sides are trying to negotiate a more permanent agreement. israel wants to end weapons smuggling at the gaza. hamas wants to end a five-year border blockade. >>> thanksgiving warning turned into a nightmare for hundreds of people caught up in a major pileup in texas. more than 140 cars and trucks lay twisted and broken. the huge crash happened as holiday travelers tried to navigate through dense fog. drivers could do little to get out of the way. >> i just grabbed my kids, pulled them out of the car and ran. that's all i could do. >> at least two people died and more than 80 were hurt, several critically. and rescue crews credit many drivers for helping each others while first responders were overwhelmed. >>> police in berkeley are hopin
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am PST
in our hearts for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> the voters speak. huge victory for president obama. >> winning pretty much all of the key battleground states, including ohio. >> we are not as divided as our politics suggest. we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. >> the crowd here in chicago is going bananas. >> there is just this sense of deflation and defeat in this room. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction, but the nation chose another leader. >> the president has been re-elected, but nobody's put the stamp of approval on his program. >> the republicans have maintained control of the house of representatives. the democrats will still be in charge of the senate. >> it's now whether president obama decides to come into office, use this victory as an opportunity to make compromises with the republicans. >> apparently, all he those do is show up in a nice suit, give them free health care, save the auto industry
CBS
Nov 25, 2012 7:30am PST
'm returning to america what america's given to me. >>reporter: a native of germany was 50 when he says they threw his father into a concentration camp for opposing hitler. months later a commander let the whole family escape. >> we were very depressed and sad that the germany which we loved was turning against us. >>reporter: the family fled to camps and scraped by after japan invaded china. >> we did whatever we could do to make a living. >>reporter: after nearly a decade he boarded a ship to the u.s. with a heart of hope. >> here was america. i knew home and the future before me. >>reporter: he started with nothing, but studied business at san francisco state university, opened up his own restaurant. it would become the square. he ran the restaurant for 26 years living the american dream. >> my heart is so full of love and care and gratitude to america for having let me in the country in the first place, and giving me the opportunity. >>reporter: when he considered the legacy gift, his wife, valerie, a nurse, suggested the nursing program at dominican where he's a trustee. he's expre
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 3:30pm PST
to voters all day long all over america as they left the polls today and 52% told us that the country on the wrong track. 46% said the country is headed in the right direction. and that's more than twice as many as the last time we asked four years ago. when we asked which quality in a ancandidate is most important to them, 29% said a vision for the future. 28% said shares my values. 20% cares about me. and 19% said the most important quality in a candidate is that he is a strong leader. our entire campaign 2012 team is covering this election night. first we'll go to jan crawford in boston with the romney campaign. jan? >> reporter: well, scott, after 17 months of campaigning, that hard fought primary, and then, of course, the bruising general election battle, governor romney and his wife ann cast their votes this morning here in massachusetts. then governor romney was off for a little more campaigning trying to get every possible vote. he went to ohio and pennsylvania. here's what he said when he met with some campaign workers in that must-win state of ohio. >> we f we get folks out
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 11:00pm PST
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CBS
Nov 11, 2012 7:30am PST
. >> we did this to get in the business of freeing america from your phonies and cronies that currently dominate the political establish mefnlt. >> reporter: ramsey is a libertarian who believes in lower taxes, less government spending, and more civil liberties. when ron paul dropped out of the presidential race, ramsey looked for new outlet for his political energy. >> well, superpac, you're able to facilitate a conversation, able to provide voters access to information. >> i'm tim bishop. how are you. >> reporter: democrat tim bishop, five-term new york congressman was the target of another small superpac created to remove him from office. >> big hearts beat big checks every day of the week. >> reporter: bishop was hit by $1 million in negative ads and direct mail from prosperity first. $750,000 came from one constituent, hedge fund manager robert mercer. mercer declined to answer questions, but bishop believes he might have been motivated by bishop's vote for new financial industry regulation. >> what it was designed to do is to fix some of the systemic problems that resulted in the
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 4:00am PST
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Nov 11, 2012 7:00pm PST
and to thereby improve their country. >> as for this generation of americans, america's favorite historian is less than enthusiastic. >> we are raising children in america today who by in large historically are ill it illiter. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm lesley stahl. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm lara logan. >> i'm byron pitts. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection) is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children with diabetes and is not recommended to treat diabetic ketoacidosis. do not use levemir® if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. the most common side effect is low blood sugar, which may cause sym
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Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, colorado. >> we journeyed far and wide in this great campaign for america's future. now we're almost there. one final push is gonna get us there. we got a lot of short nights and long days, and now we're close. the door to a brighter future is there. it's open, waiting for us. i need your vote, i need your work, i need your help! walk with me! let's walk together! let's start anew! thank you so much, colorado! you guys are the best! >> as for mr. obama, he appeared with former president bill clinton in virginia tonight. this is the bull run, if you're from farther north. this is where he'll get the vote. earlier in the day, he was in the milwaukee area, a key to his success in wisconsin. and here is his last words for the crowd there. >> and if you're willing to work with me and knock on doors with me and make some phone calls with me and turn out with me and grab your friends and your neighbors and your coworkers and get them to the polls for me, we'll win wisconsin! we'll win this election! we'll renew the bonds that tie us together and reaffirm the spirit that makes the united states of
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
, they worked. middle class grew, america prospered, deficits became surpluses. we tried their ideas, incomes went down, deficit blew up. >> reporter: obama officials revealed this weekend that campaign workers have registered 1.8 million new voters in key battleground states. double the number they registered before the '08 election. they say those new voters plus apparent early voting leads in ohio, florida, iowa and nevada will put them over the top. mr. obama told a crowd of 23,000 in hollywood, florida, it's all up to them now. >> you know what i believe, you know where i stand. and you know that no matter what happens, i'll fight for you and your family every single day as hard as i know how. >> reporter: president obama will spend the last day of his last campaign in three midwest states, iowa, ohio and wisconsin. he said today that at this stage in the race he is merely a prop. and that the real stars of this drama are his get out the vote teams and the voters themselves, jeff. >> jeff: nancy, thank you. jan crawford now is with governor romney in pennsylvania. >> two more days! two m
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 4:00am PST
for residents in states affected by sandy. that includes jpmorgan chase, citigroup, wells fargo, bank of america and pnc. most of those banks are waiving their fees until november 7th. bank of america's waiver period runs through today. >>> investors overseas waited on the sidelines ahead of the u.s. presidential selection. tokyo's nikkei dipped a half of a percent. the hang seng lost half of a percent. wall street ended on a sour note. the dow lost 139 points while the nasdaq was down 37 points. even though gas has been hard to come by in storm stricken areas prices at the pump are trickling down. the price of a gallon of regular has slipped 21 cents over the last two weeks. the nationwide average is now $3.55. it's the struggle around here to get it, though. >> i was about to say. that's the talk of the town. ashley, good to see you. coming up, the investigation into a child killed by wild dogs at a zoo exhibit after he fell off a railing. this is the morning news. railing. this is the morning news. jack?! looks good ladies! jack! come on, stop the car. jack! no, no, no, no, no! the only thing
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
accepts another term.. and e again promises america.. ch. >>> despite all the frustrations of washington, i have never been more hopeful about our future. >> president obama accepts another term and once again promises america change. good afternoon, i'm frank mallicoat. as the president wins another four years in the white house, wall street is reacting not in a good way either. the dow is tanking today. jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com joins us now and is it all politics or is business at play as well, jason? >> reporter: we have a number of issues sinking the stock market today. it's one of the worst days for the market in 2012. there are election issues at play, as well. we have sectors that are under pressure from regulatory concerns, namely financial, also energy. but then i have healthcare sector doing well since romney won't be able to invalidate obamacare. there is the looming fiscal crisis and the partisanship that's prevailing up until this election, worries that congress and the white house won't be able to solve that looming fiscal crisis. but anoth
CBS
Nov 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> reporter: good evening, jim. well, david petraeus is one of america's most decorated and reveered generals. as head of the c.i.a., he was in charge of the nation's most sensitive operations, but the ridgedly disciplined p/e was hiding his own dark secret. sources say c.i.a. director david petraeus was never the target of an f.b.i. investigation but when his name surfaced in another probe, agents became concerned that petraeus, or his e-mail accounts, may have been compromised. it all began a few months ago when a female acquaintance of the c.i.a. director received a series of harassing e-mails which apparently referenced petraeus. the woman, who sources say is not a government official, notified the f.b.i. federal agents quickly traced those e-mails back to petraeus' biographer, paula broadwell. a further investigation then revealed evidence of an extra marital affair, including numerous cryptic emales between the retired four-star general and broadwell. broadwell spent time with petraeus when he commanded forces in afghanistan doing research for her book "all in: the education of general
CBS
Nov 17, 2012 7:00am PST
of the lumpiest streets in the bay area. >> and a look at america's love affair with a guilty pleasure. it is 7:00 saturday morning, november 17th. thanks for joining us. i'm anne makovec, and we start with an eye on the rain we've been seeing over the past 24. steady showers overnight. we're expecting more rain this weekend across the bay. in daily city people have been keeping a close eye on that hillside. it's next to homes where a water main broke on tuesday. they're worried about the rain washing out more mud and creating a bigger mess, more rainy weather may be blamed for an accident overnight involving a chp cruiser. the crash happened at 10:00 last night on highway 101 near the west railroad avenue exit. the squad car was found upside down and suffered major damage. >>> we turn brian hackney to see how much rain we got. >> we have 2 inches of rain in the hills west of mill valley. there was also as much in the mills of big sir. we got plenty of rain around the shoreline. in the south bay a quarter of an inch. high showers will end but right on the heels of this another storm is powering
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
thought it would. >> then he heard about the neighborhood assistance corporation of america and came to an event last year. it worked. his interest rate dropped from 6.5% to 2% fixed saving him $1,000 a month and his home. >> there's such a need for both home buyers and get an affordable mortgage and homeowners that have a mortgage affordable. >> this morning opened its doors to people already in line. the organization is offered free advice to homeowners and buyers for the past 20 years. >> the process is divided into four steps. the first step is orientation. the second step is counciling where they work with paperwork. the third step, you meet face-to-face with your bank. and step four, the hope is you walk out with a solution. >> now, david's son is facing the several hardship several americans are. >> a lot of payments and bills. just too much for me to pay. >> father brought in son in san jose hoping he can see the same success. >> to lower the mortgage would help me a lot and not have to pay the giants yesterday!! san francisco police estimae more than a million people packed
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: it's 7:00 in the east on the night america elects a president. the polls have just closed in six states, including the first of the battleground states. the results are coming in so let's get started. this is the presidential race map as we have it at this moment. the states in red are the states that cbs news projects will be carried by mitt romney. let's have a look at those quickly. the state of indiana cbs news projects will go to mitt romney and the state of kentucky cbs news projects will go to governor romney. and so far tonight we have projected president obama the winner of the state of vermont. that is all we have at the moment. all the other state state wheree polls have closed we simply don't have enough information yet to make a projection on those states. will barack obama get a second term? or will mitt romney become the 45th president? will the democrats be able to hold on to the senate or will the republicans take control? we're about to find out. it's election night on cbs. changes and i'm going to bring it to this
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am PST
. >> where america is unless they do something about it. >> in a time where we've got really 30 days to focus, we get the first sex scandal in. lord knows how long this will divert everybody's attention. >> get more coverage than the negotiations in congress of the fiscal cliff? >> by a factor of ten. >> and certainly on this program. steve kroft, good to see you. >> good to see you. >>> on the scene of a major water main break, several homes in daly city were forced to evacuate. witnesses reported rising water and mud at the scene. several cars got stuck in the mudlied. broken water main may be connected to a reservoir tank or possibly the reservoir itself. so far, there are no reports of injuries. >>> it is time now to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. wall street journal reports on a prediction on the united states will become the world's largest oil producer eight years from now. according to an independent firm the bottom in shale will lift the united states above saudi arabia. >>> world's fastest computer began operating la
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Nov 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
him to make america's u.n. ambassador his new secretary of state. susan rice is widely mentioned as the replacement for secretary hillary clinton. but republican senators john mccain and lindsey graham said they questioned statements that rice made after four americans were killed in that september attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. it is within the power of a single senator to stop a nomination, which is why the president got his back up today. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and to besmirch her reputation, is outrageous. when they go after the u.n. ambassador apparently because they think she's an easy target, then they've got a problem with me. and should i choose, if i think that she would be the best person to serve america in the capacity of the state department, then i will nominate
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Nov 18, 2012 8:30am PST
, i think that it's very important that we recognize that the united states of america has got to push as hard as we can to resolve this israeli-palestinnian issue. and so many events are-- hinge on making that process go forward. >> schieffer: well, what can the president do to get that process going? first thing, obviously, is to get this-- get some sort of a cease-fire in place here? >> well, the first thing i would do is not do what he did back in 2009 and have preconditions on israel and settlement. that made it a nonstarter among other things. the second thing i would do, i would find someone even as high-ranking, frankly, as former president bill clinton to go and be the negotiator. i know he'd hate me for saying that, but we need a person of enormous prestige and influence to have these parties sit down together as an honest broker. but we have a lot of work to do to regain some credibility because we're crumbling all over the middle east . al qaeda is on the comeback. you saw in the last couple of days, fighting between the kurds ankurds and iraqi on the border. the whole mali
CBS
Nov 20, 2012 5:30pm PST
to make the pill available without a prescription. we'll talk to one of america's fiscal cliff. >> the big nut is going to have to be medicare and medicaid. >> pelley: and jim axelrod with a woman on a mission to recover memories sandy washed away. >> the storm can take our houses and possession bus she left us these photos. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. at the end of the most violent day yet in the battle between israel and the hamas government in gaza, secretary of state hillary clinton arrived in jerusalem to try to broker a cease-fire. but late today things looked frosty between the secretary and israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. faces were long and comments were short. she had just flown ten hours, leaving president obama behind on a tour of cambodia throughout this day there were rumors of peace but israel unleashed a ferocious bombardment of gaza from air and sea. the palestinians and gaza fired back. since this started last week, 133 palestinians have been killed in 1,500 israeli air strikes. five isr
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Nov 26, 2012 4:00am PST
-one jewelry store in america. every kiss begins with kay prego?! but i've bought ragu for years. [ thinking ] wonder what other questionable choices i've made? i choose date number 2! whooo! [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. >>> here's a look at the >>> here's a look at the weather. new york most hi sunny, 48. partly sunny in miami, 79. cloudy and cold in chicago, 33. mostly cloudy in dallas, 72. clouds then sun in l.a., 72. let's check your national forecast. showers and thunderstorms will run through eastern texas into the lower mississippi valley. some areas could see damaging wind gusts, hail and isolated tornados. rain will move into the ohio valle, up to 4 inches of lake effect snow showers could fall in northern michigan. and the northeast and west are expected to be fairly quiet. >>> in sports the bye week was great for the new york giants. they routed the packers. eli manning broke out of his slump tossing three touchdown passing. aaron rodgers got sacked five times. bradshaw taking it up the middle for a 13-yard score. new york destroyed green bay 3
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Nov 29, 2012 5:30pm PST
longer. >> pelley: ben tracy in los angeles on the danger to america's coasts. and retiring the enterprise. david martin on the biggest battle the warship ever fought, a battle for survival. >> we had to do what we had to do. we had to save the ship. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the u.s. economy is looking significantly stronger tonight than it of did just a short while ago. have a look. the government revised its estimate of third quarter growth from 2% to 2.7. that means the economy was growing more than twice as fast in the third quarter as it was in the second when growth was just 1.3%. so, are we turning a corner or is this a one-quarter wonder? we asked anthony mason to find out. >> reporter: business is looking rosy at the internet retailer wine.com. new york general manager chris boone is expecting a strong holiday season. in from thanksgiving on, we've got our running shoes on, and we're running and hustling. >> reporter: wine.com just had a huge third quarter. sales jumped 15%, and the compan
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Nov 18, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> television made such a big impact of the way we eat in america today. i mean, it has changed the whole climate of eating totally and for the better. >> reporter: when julia child took to the air waves, it seemed cooking shows appealed more to the golf and opera crowd. >> we're going to make beef stew in red wine. >> reporter: now food is cool. even edgy. >> i love apples in in this. amazing. >> reporter: as much about pop culture. a frenzy fueled by social media. >> everybody is a restaurant critic. >> reporter: everybody? everybody. so if you mess up a meal today, you can see maybe 200, 300 people know it already before i go to sleep because this guy or this woman tweeted it to all their friends. >> reporter: look what happened this past week when a "new york times" critic took a less than charitable bite out of celebrity chef's new restaurant. it became instant water cooler fodder. >> people just seemed completely and totally obsessed with food. everybody is talking about it. >> reporter: this woman is a free lance writer and food blogger, part of the food mafia, as she calls it, who
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Nov 14, 2012 7:00am PST
america sends its sons and daughters to these senior commanders they expect absolute integrity and the highest level of personal conduct, as they should. and so i can't be the judge here. we don't have all the facts. i think we have to wait and see. it sounds like secretary panetta is taking a very prudent approach and we'll have to see how that's played out. >> what did you think when you heard jill kelley, this tampa socialite, had gotten letters from both general petraeus and general allen on behalf of her sister involved in a custody fight. is that normal or is that unusual at all? >> i wouldn't say it's normal but i would also say it's not unusual. if both generals knew the sister and her family situation and were able to make some sort of character comments in a letter that would be helpful in any kind of a proceeding then as friends you're obligated to do that, of course. >> no one should jump to -- go ahead, i'm sorry. >> i'm sorry. go ahead, charlie. >> no one should jump to conclusions here, obviously. i think we've been warned about that. but do you, knowing washingt
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Nov 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
was penniless when he came to america for a better life after escaping nazi germany. and now the wealthy restaurateur wants to give back. sharon chin with the story of survival and his legacy. >> please join me to in weather. coming m rolf lewis. >> reporter: he is giving them the largest gift in history am. >> i was looking a place to put the hard-earned dollars over the years i have gathered. >> reporter: he is donating $8.5 million to transform meadowlands hall into a state- of-the-art science complex for nursing and occupational therapy a gift from a grateful harm. >> i'm returning to america what american has given to me. >> reporter: lewis was 15 when he says the gestapo threw his father into a concentration camp in 1938 for opposing hitler. months later a commander let the whole family escape. >> we were of course very, very depressed and very shall i say sad that the germany which we loved in a way had turned against us. >> reporter: the family of five fled to shanghai, china. they scraped by confined to a 16-block area after japan invaded china in world war ii. >> we carried su
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Nov 4, 2012 7:00pm PST
to honor the 9/11 anniversary on the capitol steps. ( band playing "god bless america" ) >> kroft: the only major piece of legislation to reach the floor that week was a jobs bill for veterans. >> there are already six programs for veterans now, and this would be a new one. >> kroft: the bill was defeated. on thursday, the senators were headed back to their districts without dealing with issues like the impending budget cuts to 1,000 government programs that will happen january 1 unless the senate takes action. we did notice that they passed a resolution right before adjournment designating a day to raise awareness for elderly people who fall down. >> olympia snowe: we should be individually and collectively embarrassed about our failure. >> kroft: in march, republican senator olympia snowe of maine announced that she would not seek a fourth term, citing frustration with the institution. she is one of the last in a nearly extinct group of senate moderates who championed compromise. the others have died off, been defeated in party primaries, or resigned. snowe decided she could be more effec
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Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
'll be look at on cbs "this morning saturday." >> the war hero general who became america's top spy makes a confession and steps down. >> after the election the fiscal cliff the president and congress make their first moves to avoid a fall. >>> americans love of lincoln. steven spielberg's new movie attempts to put a new face on an american legend. >> a long lost elvis concert is uncovered 40 years later. >> all that and so much more on cbs "this morning," saturday, november 10, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>>elvis may have left the building but peter frampton is in the house. we'll be here performing for us this morning as well. a lot of music ahead. welcome to the weekend. >> welcome to the weekend. we want to begin with the resignation of cia director david petraeus who admitted to having an extramarital affair. petraeus, one of the most decorated four star army generals was credited with turning around the u.s. war in iraq and lead agnew effort in afghanistan before becoming the head of the central intelligence agency. even president obama only learned of the s
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Nov 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
is the capacity of america to invest through its collective institution called our government? >> reporter: even on the way to vote governor brown took the time to stump for proposition 30. he is optimistic. >> i have a sense that people are ready to invest in their future, which was the kids of california, a balanced budget going forward. >> reporter: the problem for those against prop 30 is not about support for california schools. the tough sell is asking californians to tax themselves. prop 30 would increase the sales tax by a quarter cent and raise income tax rates on people making more than $250,000 a year. >> the notion of taking a quarter of a cent sales tax and asking those who are in the top 1% to help us out in our time of need, i think that's a proposition that speaks for itself. >> reporter: but opponents say it's not that simple. they say passing prop 30 is committing economic suicide for california. >> all that does is perpetuate our broken system. it doesn't fix the schools or higher education. it just pours more money into the broken system. >> reporter: would this tax money tru
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Nov 7, 2012 4:00am PST
that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> the president watched the returns in his hometown of chicago. bigad shaban is there. >> reporter: the president took the stage here in his hometown of chicago at about half past midnight and he told a crowd of cheering supporters we may have battled fiercely, but it's because we love this country deeply. the president's family joined him on stage to celebrate four more years in the white house. >> you voted for action. not politics as usual. you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours. >> reporter: the president won almost all of the battleground states, giving him a decisive electoral victory. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. and you've made me a better president. >> reporter: governor romney congratulated the president. the republican challenger says he gave everything he had to this campaign. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction, but the nation chose another leader. so ann and i join with you to earnestly pray f
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00am PST
and iraq, petraeus became one of america's most revered and decorated soldiers. he also portrayed himself as a dedicated family man. the father of two grown children, publicly praised his wife holy during his senate confirmation hearing. >> she is an army daughter, an army wife, an army mother and an advocate for military families. i've been blessed to have had her in my corner for some 37 years and 23 moves. i appreciate the opportunity this afternoon to recognize her publicly. >> reporter: but in his parting message to his work force, petraeus confessed a moral failing, saying he used extremely poor judgment that was unacceptable, he said, as a husband and as the leader of the central intelligence agency. just 14 months into his tenure as director, the man in charge of america's secrets was broad down by one of his own. >> osgood: ahead, like night and day. and a portrait... >> i want to be wanted by everyone, you know. >> reporter: at of actress sally field. thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i lear
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Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm PST
in debt, and recently he filed for bankruptcy. police say tong robbed a bank of america on balboa street earlier this month and stole 1700. surveillance video shows a man resembling tong entering the bank and running out with arms full of cash. >> san francisco residents expect their men and women in uniform to uphold the law and serve and protect the community. the actions of this particular defendant are deplorable. and there will be serious consequences to his conduct. >> bail is set at $150,000 and tong is on administrative leave without pay. >>> we may not fall off the fiscal cliff after all. some good news. democrats and republicans are fast-tracking negotiations and it appears a compromise is on the horizon. president obama sat down with congressional leaders today to hammer out a plan. this is the same group that has tried and failed to reach a deal in the past. but this time, both sides appear willing to work together. >> we want to have savings on everything that we do. also, we need revenue. we need savings. we need growth. >> to show our seriousness, we put revenue on the tab
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Nov 18, 2012 6:30pm PST
at least a piece of them and carry on the brand. >>> and burling game based virgin america is backing off of their expansion plans. they are reducing the orders of airline bus from 30 to 10. last month virgin america announced it was reducing the flight schedule in the first quarter of next year. the company is offering employees voluntary short term leave. >>> facebook is looking to be a good neighbor through a new program called facebucks. after thanksgiving the social networking company plans to distribute $25 gift cards to employees to use at merchants in downtown. they sign today with the city in exchange of hiring more workers. >> definitely. and, even just getting the word out from their employees they brought in from other locations to get out in the park and see what there is within the area that facebook is involved in. >> reporter: the businesses are responding well. >>> well, very special honor at the white house tomorrow for an east bay youth program. arts and humanity award from first lady, michelle obama. youth radio teaches them about important issues in society. >>> hope
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Nov 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
the millions. >> getting bounced between bank of america. he wants his christmas and birthday money back. >> it's my money. and it makes me mad. >> the bank closed his savings account holding $30.75. turning the money over to the unclaimed property program. which is supposed to hold money in your name until they claim it. >> there's nothing showing up for tanner. they don't have record of receiving anything. they don't know when it's coming or if it's coming. >> if you don't touch your money for three years it's considered unclaimed property and must go to the state. we found something interesting in the state law. banks must hand over the unclaimed money. they only need to send along the oners name if the property has a value of at least $50 which explain why is the state had no report of tanner's $30.75. >> how can you have a program that doesn't have the name of openers. >> it's purposely designed that way to become a fish ladder of consumers and citizens so they never make it to the top and get their funds back. >> the state has taken in millions of dollars without any property own informat
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Nov 20, 2012 7:00am PST
in america, please. does hamas want peace with israel? >> reporter: god willing the american people will wake up he said and realize it's better to stand with 350 million americans than continue to support israel. >> quite an answer clarissa. i have to ask you, what was it like being a female american journalist in that room and what about his response? >> reporter: well it was certainly intimidating norah. i was the only american in the room and, as you can see, had to shout to be heard. his aides pointed at me and said you are a hunter. so i would take that as a compliment, but make no mistake, it is not the palestinian's responsibility, he said, to instigate peace but israel as the aggressor to take the first step. >> great original reporting. clarissa ward thank you very much. when the president returns to washington, he will have to focus on the economy and the looming fiscal cliff. wall street is already focused on those talks. ce ceo of goldman sachs, lloyd blankfein said that a budget deal would be a challenge to average americans. >> we're going to h
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Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
this year, the u.s. has given over $3 billion to them. >> america is investing and maintaining the peace in the region and also the american interests in the region. >> reporter: now, the u.s. has given money, albeit much less, about $200 million to the palestinians, but that money only goes to the palestinian authority in the west bank and not to gaza. elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> also in the news tonight, a manhole cover shot up out of the street in san francisco. smoke and sparks then shot out of the manhole on 11th and howard streets. it also happened just as the muni lines overhead started to arc. all this happening moments after crews responded to a traffic crash nearby. >>> one word about this next story. ,ew. an overflow of sewage and water. there was enough sewage to force a closure of the beach and a no swimming alert. >> we have a combined sewer system here, so we're collecting storm water and sewage in the same pipe. it only gets overwhelmed when you have a lot of rain. it's about 10% sewage. >> cleanup crews blocked off about a quarter mile stretch of the northernmost segment
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Nov 25, 2012 11:00pm PST
these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. developing news in banglade. violent protests have broket after garment factory fire s 112 workers. a lack of emergency exits trapped manf them inside the building, ad some of the dead jumped from upper windows to escape. rit now, hundreds of factories e been closed down because >>> someone jumped from upper windows with the
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Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
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Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of america. >> reporter: the president will be in eight different states before the weekend is over. for both white house candidates, it's now an all-out sprint to election day. mitt romney concentrated on virginia thursday. he toned down his speeches after sandy hit but was on the attack again at hey rally in the richmond suburbs. >> this is an election where i think we're not going to just shape the country for four years but for a generation. >> reporter: romney returned to another criticism of the president at a window and door factory in roanoke. >> they are making products for america and they and their family and all the people who work at marvin, they did build this! >> reporter: recent polls have the president up by just two points in virginia. nationally the race is a tie. the president will have a full day of campaigning in ohio tomorrow. romney will campaign in wisconsin and ohio. elections officials say more than 19 million have already voted in this presidential election. live at the white house, danielle nottingham cbs 5. >>> a respected shop owner known for his generosity was
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Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
are not the policies that america needs for the future. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. the painfully slow recovery continues in the aftermath of hurricane sandy's widespread destruction. transportation is gradually being restored and power is coming back little by little and people are struggling to dig out from a munten of debris. at least 90 deaths are blamed on the storm. property damage estimated from $30 billion to $50 billion, that would make it the second costliest storm in u.s. history, only behind hurricane katrina. 4.6 million customers have no power from east coast to the midwest. and then there is the emotional toll, which seems to rise with each day since the storm. randall pinkston. good morning to you. >> good morning, terrell. we like to talk about the good news. the amazing hard work that is being done to recover, but so much was
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Nov 13, 2012 4:00am PST
morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning, one of america's highest ranking military leaders has been caught up in the investigation that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. general john allen is the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. allen is under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she's the tampa, florida, woman, who is said to have received threatening e-mails from petraeus's mistress. a pentagon official says allen and kelly exchanged up to 30,000 communications between 2010 and 2012. it's unclear if they were involved in sexual matters or classified information. allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now. but these latest developments only serve to widen the scandal that has gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. another twist in this drama. defense secretary leon panetta ordered a pentagon investigation on monday involving one of the u.s. military'
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Nov 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
for all their help and said that president obama had agreed that america would help israel prevent the smuggling of weapons into gaza, which the israelis say all come from iran. >> glor: allen, from your advantage point, will this cease-fire hold? >> that's the $64,000 question. probably it will hold for a while. the problems will start tomorrow, 24 hours after this came into effect. they're supposed to start opening up the blockade on gaza for a freer flow of goods and people. that's hamas' primary condition after an end to the bombings of them. it's not what israel wants to do. that will be the sticking point, jeff. >> glor: allen pizzey in tel aviv. thank you. israel and hamas kept shooting almost until the cease-fire deadline. by then, israel had launched more than 1,500 air strikes on gaza. charlie d'agata is there. >> reporter: today, panicked residents fled their apartment building after an israeli air strike slammed into it. four-year-old abdel-rahman naim was carried from the scene in his father's arms. he was injured by shrapnel and pronounced dead at the hospital. it's n
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Nov 22, 2012 5:30pm PST
are expected home by the end of 2014. as we reported here last night, america's ambassador to the united nations, susan rice, has broken her silence about the controversial remarks she made back in september about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in that attack. sharyl attkisson in washington has more on that tonight. sharyl. >> reporter: ambassador rice defended her comment from more than nine weeks ago when she said the benghazi attacks did not appear preplanned. she said that reflected the best intelligence at the time. >> i relied solely and squarely on the information provided to me by the intelligence community. i made clear that the information was preliminary and that our investigations would give us the definitive answers. >> reporter: but intelligence officials told congress last week they knew almost from the start that benghazi was likely the work of terrorists, perhaps affiliated with al qaeda. in an appearance on "face the nation" five days after the attack, rice gave no hint of that. >> we d
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Nov 23, 2012 5:30pm PST
conceived and created at a time when america had barely been discover willed fall victim to the wandering crowds it draws. allen pizzey, cbs news, vatican city. >> mason: from a masterpiece, we turn to what could be considered a diamond in the rough. next weak, the beatles' first audition tape will be auctioned off in london. the recording was made on new year's day, 1962. 10 songs, all cover versions, performed by john, paul, george and drummer pete best. drummer ringo starr had not yet joined the group. the beatles hoped to get a contract with decca records. ♪ yeah, honey -- >> reporter: but an executive named dick rowe told them they had no future in show business, insisting guitar groups were on the way out. a few months later, the beatles signed with another label, proving they did have a future after all. ♪ gonna find her, gonna find her -- ♪ >> mason: what a future it was. bidding for the tape starts at $30,000. ♪ ooh baby, can i do for you today? ♪ [ female announcer ] need help keeping your digestive balance? align can help. only align has bifantis, a patented probiotic
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Nov 28, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> people just rolled their eyes across america because of that. the federal government takes off 25% in taxes. then depending on where you live there's state and city taxes. if you don't see me in this seat tomorrow it's because i hit it. if you don't see me or ashley morrison tomorrow it's because we're halfway to a caribbean destination sipping on cocktails. ashley morrison has moneywatch this morning. am i telling the truth here? >> i would have two tickets to paradise so quickly. you have no idea, we would be out of here. good morning. lack of progress on fiscal cliff talks in the u.s. sent asian markets lower this morning. tokyo's nikkei loss more than 1% hitting a one week low while the hang seng fell half of a percent. the deficit reduction talks weighed on wall street. the dow lost 9 points while the nasdaq gave up 9 points. brick-and-mortar sales reported increased sales to kick off the holiday shopping season. home prices in most major american cities are on the rise. a survey showed prices rose 3% in september. the bangladesh garment factory where 112 people were killed p
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am PST
and you could save hundreds." call or click today. hearts, for the united statf america, the best is yet toe (cheers) president obama accepts his second term.. with a promiso >>> while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up. we have fought our way back. and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. [ applause and cheers ] >> president obama accepted his second term with a promise to america. good morning, it's wednesday, november 7. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. nearly 5:30 now. the president had a surplus. he had 33 more electoral votes than he needed to stay in office and that's without florida which is still too close to call. bigad shaban joins us live from chicago where the president heard mitt romney and then went on stage to declare victory. >> reporter: good morning. it was half past midnight when the president took the stage here in his hometown of chicago. he was greeted by a crowd of cheering supporters. and one of the first few things he mentioned during his half hour or so speech is that
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
the corporate tax rate, but let's only give that lower tax rate to companies that make jobs here in america. >> reporter: he sounds pretty optimistic. it will be interesting to talk to him a year or so. pete stark's campaign did not return our calls. they had also not reached out to swalwell's campaign to concede or congratulate him. >> thank you. >>> a victory for san jose state students to learned a reallies son in politics last night. -- a real-life lesson in politics last night. their class project turned into a new minimum wage in san jose. len ramirez reports. >> reporter: san jose state has a long history of social activism and you can't help but notice that as you walk around campus but now this current crop of students with minimum wage has an accomplishment all their own. a day after the passage of measure d, a celebration for the san jose state students who made it all happen. >> waiting for the results to come in was like christmas. >> super excited. it's like something we did is right there on that little ticker right there. >> reporter: not just on the elections ticker but a l
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Nov 17, 2012 5:00am PST
the spotlight on one of america's most respected institutions. the military. >> infidelity was really high on the radar screen over the last years and i saw it as a major problem and i use the word epidemic. >> reporter: dr. greg chandler is an air force chaplain. >> if fidelity came up as a major concern for 70% of the counselors that i interviewed. >> on thursday secretary leon panetta ordered a review of ethics training for all military officers. >> we all demanded that those who seek to protect this country operate by the highest ethical standards. >> but this year alone there have been several top commanders investigated or fired for sexual inpropry at thes or bad adjustment. among them brigadier general jeffrey sinclair a former deputy commander in afghanistan who is facing a military grand jury on charges of adultery and sexual misconduct. chandler says we often neglect those that are hurt the most. >> the painful looks on the spouse's faces, the cries of tears, the repeated suffering and it's long lasting. >> joining us are two women who know about the challeng
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Nov 9, 2012 7:00am PST
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00am PST
general. america's top commander in afghanistan, general john allen. the pentagon is looking at moshe 20,000 documents and e- mails between allen and kelly which some labeled inappropriate and flirtatious. >> no one should leap to any conclusions. >> general allen's nomination could be the next leader of u.s. forces european command and nato's supreme allied commander is in doubt. >> his nomination is on hold as a prudent measure until we determine the facts. >> reporter: the white house still trusts general allen. general joseph dunford will replace general allen in afghanistan as soon as he is confirmed. the president holds a news conference this afternoon at 1:0 eastern time. he is expected to face some hard questions. and this is his first news conference of his second term. first one he held in 8 months. doesn't want to face this one. those are the tough questions about what when he got wind of this scandal and what's next fortunate security team. >> is there a replacement? >> we don't have confirmation. this is a tough time had the white house had with uncertainly events on afgha
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